Landsford Canal State Park

4-02-02: Dr. Mike Dorcas and Pierson Hill traveled South from Davidson for the day to visit Landsford Canal State Park in South Carolina. It turned out to be a banner day. Eighty nine snakes were seen (check out the species list), along with many Cooters, Anoles, and Five-lined Skinks.
Basking Brown Watersnake (Nerodia taxispilota)
Juvenile Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon)
Basking Northern Watersnake (Nerodia sipedon)
Pierson with a Northern Watersnake
Balancing Cooter (Pseudemys concinna)
Green Anole (Anolis carolinensis)
Pierson stalking a Nerodia
What's that? Is that another Nerodia?
Nope...a nice little Queen Snake (Regina septemvittata)
Pierson with a tail-hold on a Black Racer (Coluber constrictor)
A pile of basking Brown Watersnakes.
Eight Browns were found on this one branch.

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